A History of Ancient Greece in Fifty Lives by David Stuttard

By David Stuttard

The political leaders, writers, artists and philosophers of historical Greece grew to become a couple of urban states right into a pan-Mediterranean civilization. yet who have been those humans, what can we understand in their lives and the way did they have interaction with each other? This hugely readable, unique new method of telling the background of Greece weaves jointly the lives of the movers and shakers of the Greek global right into a non-stop narrative up until eventually the increase of Rome.
From arithmetic to politics, from portray and sculpture to recreation, the reader will meet either the well-known and no more famous figures resembling Milo, the Olympic wrestler; Aspasia, the bright woman highbrow; Zeuxis, the painter who invented trompe l'oeil; and Epaminondas, who taught strategies to Philip of Macedon.
David Stuttard has written a variety of books at the Classical international together with 'The Parthenon: strength and Politics at the Acropolis'.

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